The table below looks at the statistics for the Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer) role in IT contracts advertised for the Brighton region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer) in their job title over the 3 months to 8 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
8 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
Rank 21 42 24
Rank change year-on-year
+21 -18
Contract jobs requiring a Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer) 9 4 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Brighton 5.84% 1.52% 5.03%
As % of the Job Titles category 5.84% 1.60% 5.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 4 7
Average daily rate £288 £300 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.16% -7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £235 £221 £150
10% offered a daily rate of more than £346 £314 £335
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £325 £300
% change year-on-year
+3.84% +8.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £32.50 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+7.69% +44.44%
Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
East Sussex

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the Brighton region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of contract jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
Brighton
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
154 250 191
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Brighton 100.00% 95.06% 95.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 85 138 96
Average daily rate £350 £350 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +9.37%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £175 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £475 £458
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 20 6
Average hourly rate £39.50 £31.15 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+26.80% +107.66%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £16.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -

Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
Jobs Demand Trend in Brighton

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer) in the job title across the Brighton region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer) Jobs Demand Trend in Brighton

Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
Daily Rate Trend in Brighton

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer) across the Brighton region.

Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer) Daily Rate Trend in Brighton

Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
Daily Rate Histogram in Brighton

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer) across the Brighton region over the 3 months to 8 February 2016.

Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer) Daily Rate Histogram in Brighton

Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Brighton

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Brighton region that cited Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer) in their job title mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled with Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer) in their job title.

1 26 (100.00%) HTML
1 26 (100.00%) CSS
2 25 (96.15%) JavaScript
3 24 (92.31%) Front End Development
4 20 (76.92%) jQuery
5 18 (69.23%) HTML5
6 15 (57.69%) Sass
7 14 (53.85%) Web Development
7 14 (53.85%) PHP
8 11 (42.31%) Grunt
9 10 (38.46%) GitHub
10 9 (34.62%) Git (software)
10 9 (34.62%) Photoshop
11 8 (30.77%) Shell Script
11 8 (30.77%) nginx
11 8 (30.77%) CSS3
11 8 (30.77%) Bower
11 8 (30.77%) gulp
11 8 (30.77%) ES6
12 7 (26.92%) OOCSS
12 7 (26.92%) BEM - Block Element Modifier
13 6 (23.08%) Responsive Web Design
13 6 (23.08%) Agile Software Development
14 5 (19.23%) AngularJS
15 4 (15.38%) Twitter Bootstrap
16 3 (11.54%) Scrum
16 3 (11.54%) Web Design
16 3 (11.54%) CHAP
17 2 (7.69%) Salesforce.com
17 2 (7.69%) MVC

Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
Top Related IT Skills in Brighton by Category

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Brighton region that cited Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer) in their job title mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled with Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer) in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 8 (30.77%) nginx
2 1 (3.85%) CMS
2 1 (3.85%) Confluence
2 1 (3.85%) Drupal
2 1 (3.85%) Node.js
2 1 (3.85%) WordPress
Applications
1 9 (34.62%) Photoshop
2 1 (3.85%) Adobe Illustrator
2 1 (3.85%) InDesign
Business Applications
1 2 (7.69%) BigMachines
1 2 (7.69%) Eloqua
2 1 (3.85%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 10 (38.46%) GitHub
2 2 (7.69%) Cloud Computing
2 2 (7.69%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (11.54%) CHAP
Development Applications
1 11 (42.31%) Grunt
2 9 (34.62%) Git (software)
3 8 (30.77%) Bower
3 8 (30.77%) gulp
4 2 (7.69%) Oracle APEX
5 1 (3.85%) JIRA
General
1 1 (3.85%) Marketing
1 1 (3.85%) Russian Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 26 (100.00%) CSS
1 26 (100.00%) HTML
2 20 (76.92%) jQuery
3 18 (69.23%) HTML5
4 15 (57.69%) Sass
5 8 (30.77%) CSS3
6 7 (26.92%) OOCSS
7 5 (19.23%) AngularJS
8 4 (15.38%) Twitter Bootstrap
9 2 (7.69%) Backbone.js
9 2 (7.69%) LESS
9 2 (7.69%) Mason
9 2 (7.69%) Visualforce
10 1 (3.85%) CakePHP
Miscellaneous
1 1 (3.85%) Mobile App
1 1 (3.85%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 1 (3.85%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (92.31%) Front End Development
2 14 (53.85%) Web Development
3 7 (26.92%) BEM - Block Element Modifier
4 6 (23.08%) Agile Software Development
4 6 (23.08%) Responsive Web Design
5 3 (11.54%) Scrum
5 3 (11.54%) Web Design
6 2 (7.69%) CRM
6 2 (7.69%) MVC
7 1 (3.85%) Analytics
7 1 (3.85%) Continuous Improvement
7 1 (3.85%) Digital Marketing
7 1 (3.85%) Performance Analysis
7 1 (3.85%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 25 (96.15%) JavaScript
2 14 (53.85%) PHP
3 8 (30.77%) ES6
3 8 (30.77%) Shell Script
4 2 (7.69%) Apex Code
4 2 (7.69%) Java
Vendors
1 2 (7.69%) Oracle
1 2 (7.69%) Salesforce.com
1 2 (7.69%) Siebel
2 1 (3.85%) Adobe
2 1 (3.85%) Twitter
2 1 (3.85%) Zend